Indian Railway Modes of Ticketing
A) Ticket Booking Office:
Tickets can be bought in cash / cashless through digital payment mode at booking counters provided at all suburban stations. After buying the ticket, journey should be started in one hour.
The ATVMs are available at all suburban stations and one can purchase First & Second Class single, return & renew season tickets & Platform tickets for adult & child. Smart Card is used to purchase tickets through ATVM. Smart Card can be purchased at booking offices at any suburban stations and recharged as per requirements. Commuters get 3% extra value on every recharge.
- Smart Card Cost : Rs.70/- (Rs.50/- refundable deposit & Rs.20/- recharge value)
- Benefit : 3% extra value on every recharge.
- Types of Tickets issued : I Class & II Class, Single, Return, Platform Tickets, Renew Season Tickets for Adult & Child
- Minimum Recharge: Rs.20/-
- Maximum Recharge : Rs.9500/-
- Smart Card Cancellation Charges : Rs.30/-
- Validity: 1 year after last recharge.
C) Mobile Ticketing :
Download mobile app “UTS” on your smartphone (Android/Windows based) and sign up. R-Wallet with zero balance will be created. The Unreserved Railway journey tickets, Season tickets and Platform tickets can be booked by logging in with the mobile number & password. No need to print the ticket. The ticket is delivered on mobile itself. The R-Wallet can be recharged with a minimum amount of Rs. 100/- at any booking windows or through www.utsonmobile.indianrail.gov.in. Commuters get 5% bonus on every recharge.
D) JTBS : Under the JTBS scheme, JTBS have been provided counters outside the station wherein the passengers can purchase unreserved tickets on payment of Rs. 2/- extra per passenger & Rs.5/- extra on season ticket. Presently 44 counters are functional in the Mumbai suburban section.
Tickets can be bought for single journey (one way) or a return journey. A return ticket is valid till midnight of the next day on weekdays and till Monday if purchased on a Friday for undertaking return journey.
TOURIST TICKET :
Tourist Tickets for unlimited travel in Mumbai Suburban section of Western Railway & Central Railway are available at all suburban stations as under:
|1 Day||2 Days||5 Days|
|I Class||II Class||I Class||II Class||I Class||II Class|